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Beauty Tuesday: Double-D Recovery to be Double-D Ready

In ♥ & Soul, Beauty Tuesday, Community, Health, Higher Ed, Home Sweet Home, Pro-DiSPO, Public Interest, Relationships, Weekly Wonders, What's Hot, Workin' Woman, Yours Truly on 11/17/2015 at 11:00

Double D is for …

Dissertation DefenseDr. Dispo * BiG DayDecember 8 ~ Save the Date!

After I passed my presentation with full faculty on Veterans’ Day, I followed my Bestie Evie‘s advice:

Take a Me QT Day.

While I still worked on revising my paper, I also set aside Spa Time this past weekend!

Facial Mask

Based on Fleur De Force‘s The Glam Guide, I used these ingredients for *acne  and **dark spots:

Manicure

Then I treated myself to an at-home mani with the following gift sets:

and polished my finger nails with my own lacquers:

'Tis the Season for Red & Plaid

O•P•I Got the Blues for Red & Sally Hansen 18K Gold Hardener + Revlon Orchid & Silver Screen + Sally Hansen i ♥ Nail Art Striper in black

My top tip to achieving a lasting nail paint job:

Run freshly coated nails in cold water and dodge hot water!

  • Cold water seals in moisture, while hot water repels and drys it out
  • If I hand wash dishes, I wear special gloves
  • I also wear gloves during hands-on activity

Massage

My good †Christian† friend and fellow prayer warrior, Lisa, came through again, introducing me

Thank GOD for these special gifts of blessings and wonderful company!

Floral Friday: Teacher Appreciation

In ♥ & Soul, Community, Floral Friday, Health, Home Sweet Home, Pro-DiSPO, Public Interest, Relationships, Travel, Weekly Wonders, What's Hot, Workin' Woman, Yours Truly on 05/30/2014 at 23:30

April showers bring May flowers!

Joanne Orchids

Orchids from my Sissy! (Chips aren’t mine)

We were blessed with bountiful storms this past spring and beautiful blossoms are in full bloom! When I visited my sister over Memorial Day weekend, she was so sweet enough to surprise me with these orchids to celebrate that I’m returning to my teaching career.

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Floral Friday: Yellow Orchids from my Sister for my teaching career!

The last time that I received orchids was when my speech students brought me a bouquet a couple of years ago on Earth Day, toward the end of the spring semester.

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Flashback Friday: Purple Orchids from my Public Speaking students!

The following class day, my Interpersonal Communication class gifted me with more pretty plant life to add to my office ☼window☼ …

Annie Flowers

Annie enjoys the posies!

… and much to the pleasure of my Double A-Team! †GOD† truly has ♣blessed♣ us!

Asia Flowers

Asia takes a whiff of the floral fragrances!

The rewards that I reap from teaching include influencing my students positively.

Annie Flowers

Throwback Thursday: Annie (student, not my cat) presets me with these goodies!

My student, a fellow Filipina, gave me this gesture of gratitude that touched my ♥heart♥.

Teacher Flowers

Flowers always brighten up this teacher‘s day!

Relationships are like plants; we nurture them to grow. ~ my mom